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Nov 11, 2013 1:45am EST
as dean indicated, both of us and a large number of legal scholars you might be surprised to learn are interested in not the law that is areas in which something that is not compelled by law, something that is very organized has grown up to fill various needs and various cracks in the walls of the law. i'm going to be talking about one of the laws of the 19th century in the united states and particularly on the authors and publishers in america really from the 1820s and 30s up until the end of the century where you will see it's really kind of turned upside down when publishing is concerned. lawful privacy was still regarded as piracy to b createdt it was lawful. on copyrighted works were protected by an informal system of rights that were recognized by publishers. how could this be? the answer lies in some of the mysteries of informal norms that exist alongside of the law sometimes even in place of the law in a very fascinating for me, and i know for the dean area particularly international or transatlantic which is what i am focused on. as inhabitants of the digital age we usuall
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